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This Month in Georgia Trend

August 2014

Archive »Features

Growing Green

Growing Green

The state is making strides and receiving accolades for its environmental efforts but still faces challenges and untapped potential.

Published: August 2014
Play Ball

Play Ball

In cities across Georgia, minor league baseball teams are having a major league economic impact.

Published: August 2014
Not Your Ma’s Bell

Not Your Ma’s Bell

AT&T has upped the entrepreneurial energy of Atlanta with the opening of two new high-tech studios.

Published: August 2014
Increasing Development

Increasing Development

In a little over a decade, the number of Community Improvement Districts has exploded – growing from just a handful in the early 2000s to 22 today with more on the horizon

Published: August 2014
New Strategies For Job Creation

New Strategies For Job Creation

Q&A with Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Hala Moddelmog

Published: August 2014
Deep in the  Heart and Soul of Georgia

Deep in the Heart and Soul of Georgia

A tour that showcases the best of downtown development is reworked to provide city officials an in-depth education.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Our State

Augusta | Richmond County: Future Meets Past

Augusta | Richmond County: Future Meets Past

Cybersecurity, startups and historic preservation

Published: August 2014
Douglas | Coffee County: Sparking Development

Douglas | Coffee County: Sparking Development

Collaboration, education and capital investment

Published: August 2014

Archive »Up Front

Economic Development: August 2014

Christy Simo writes about economic development, including Keurig Green Mountain’s new Douglas County facility and Kroger Co.’s Forest Park distribution center.

Published: August 2014

Organizations: Crime Stoppers

Candice Dyer highlights Georgia’s Crime Stoppers affiliates.

Published: August 2014

Political Notes: August 2014

New leadership for the Ports Authority and DFCS, the Georgia Chamber and TAG honor legislators, and Gov. Deal receives national recognition.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Commentary

Neely Young: Capital Plans

Neely Young: Capital Plans

Since the Great Recession in 2008, Republicans and Democrats have been debating how to fix our current economy using many of history’s great economic theories.

Published: August 2014
Business Casual: Summer Games And Fans

Business Casual: Summer Games And Fans

I love the whole sports experience: the game sure, but also the crowd, the rituals, the mood in the stadium or the gym or on the field, and the interaction among fans.

Published: August 2014
Georgia View: Beachy Developments

Georgia View: Beachy Developments

New hotel construction and a recently opened convention center are drawing people back to Jekyll Island, but marketing challenges still remain.

Published: August 2014
Economy: Growing Clout

Economy: Growing Clout

The immense buying power of Hispanics continues to energize the U.S. consumer market.

Published: August 2014
Sustainable Georgia: Counting Down To Zero

Sustainable Georgia: Counting Down To Zero

Twenty years after carpet industry executive and environmental pioneer Ray Anderson launched Mission Zero, sustainability has entered the business mainstream.

Published: August 2014

Archive »Downtime

Rabun Manor: Mind The Gap

Rabun Manor: Mind The Gap

The historic Rabun Manor in Dillard now has a restaurant serving local trout and a grand Sunday buffet along with some expansive views.

Published: August 2014

 

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